Michael Casey advises clients in the retail and consumer products industries on store operations, supply chain management, decision support analytics, and merchandise strategy, planning, and operations. He also has a background in computer programming and can bridge the gap between IT and the business side of organizations.
Mr. Casey has successfully pioneered business evolutions across mass, department, specialty, drug, grocery, and wholesale distribution channels. He breaks down challenges to their roots, enabling rapid improvements for projects in:
- Supply Chain
- Store Operations and Labor Planning
- Merchandise Operational Strategies:
- Product Life-Cycle Planning
- Inventory Planning and Allocation
- Replenishment and Demand Planning
- Space Planning
- Master Data Management
- Information Systems Strategic Development:
- Merchandising Systems
- Store Operational Systems
- Decision Support Design, including SQL Development
- Software Design and Development
Mr. Casey started his retail career more than 30 years ago at age 15, working with Wal-Mart, Kmart, and Bass Pro Shops. Starting in store operations, he progressed from an hourly associate to store management to corporate office director, where he managed large teams of merchandise operations organizations. One of his largest accomplishments was designing, creating, and managing Wal-Mart’s first automated inventory management replenishment process for both warehouse and store inventories, controlling over $7 billion in inventory and $600 million in weekly purchasing.
As a senior partner at a senior management advisory firm, he worked internationally in Central and South America with retailers Siman, Ripley, and Falabella (Tottus), focusing on key merchandising operational processes.
As senior Logistics Operations and Planning manager for Dealer Tire, a top distributor in the automotive industry, he pioneered new import purchasing practices, managed key inventory purchasing and logistics teams, and designed and implemented key business analytical systems.
As a managing director at a global business advisory firm, he worked with key retail and consumer product companies. Key projects included labor planning, merchandise product life-cycle planning, and decision support enhancements.
Mr. Casey's retail leadership and technical ability bridge store-level, executive management, information systems, buyers, distribution, and external partners, with the unique ability to strategically guide any retailer across the ever-changing retail landscape.
Baptist Bible College
2014 - 2016
Dealer Tire, LLC
Senior inventory manager
2010 - 2014
Double Vision Consulting, Inc.
2003 - 2010
Diversified Retail Solutions, LLC
2003 - 2010
Divisional vice president
2000 - 2002
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Director of Replenishment and Forecasting
1981 - 2000